Dusana Alshatti Schmidt – Kuwait College of Science and Technology, Doha Area, Kuwait

Matus Barath – Faculty of Management, Comenius University Bratislava, Odbojarov 10, 820 05 Bratislava, Slovakia

Keywords:                      Quiet quitting;

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.249

Abstract: The rise of teleworking has revolutionized the way of working, al­lowing employees to carry out their duties remotely and offering newfound flexibility. The long-term impact of teleworking has fully developed many neg­ative factors that were already present in traditional work settings. One con­cern that has been raised is whether telework can lead to quiet quitting. Given that the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent increase in remote work have highlighted the phenomenon of quiet quitting, it is essential to examine the pre-pandemic context to develop a comprehensive understanding of telework­ers’ potential to silent disengage from work. Drawing on existing literature, this paper aims to analyze the risks of quiet quitting and investigate whether tele­workers are susceptible to engaging in quiet quitting by examining the poten­tial factors before the pandemic. This can help organizations to identify and ad­dress potential challenges, and foster an environment that promotes employee engagement, and long-term commitment.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

ERAZ Conference 2023 Conference Proceedings: ISBN 978-86-80194-72-1, ISSN 2683-5568, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023

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Alshatti Schmidt, D., & Barath, M. (2023). The Risks of Quiet Quitting: Exploring the Impact of Telework on Employee Psychological Departure. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 249-256). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.249


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